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Find out here how healthy fast food really is


Computers & Internet, Science  


7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12  

Title – How healthy is fast food?
By – Rebecca Foster
Primary Subject – Science, Computers/Internet,
Secondary Subjects – 
Grade Level – 7-12
Title – How Healthy is Fast Food?
Subject – Nutrition
Grade Level – 7th grade through 12th grade

Students will learn what their daily nutrition needs are.
Students will learn how well fast food meals contribute to their daily need for nutrients.

Spreadsheet software
the Internet

Students will go to the USDA’s web site for nutrition information.
After educating themselves on what a healthy diet is from this web site and others, students will see how healthy fast food is.
Students will go to the following web sites and compare nutrition information:
Taco Bell
Burger King

Any other local fast food restaurants

The students will then compile this nutrition information into a spreadsheet with information such as saturated fat, calories,
carbohydrates, etc.
By comparing the nutritional information, the students learn how to eat the healthiest food possible at fast food restaurants.

Have a discussion with the students, asking them if they feel this project will change their future choices of fast food.

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